2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 19a-690. Magnetic resonance imaging accreditation.
Sec. 19a-690. Magnetic resonance imaging accreditation. (a) Any licensed
health care practitioner or practitioner group operating or replacing any magnetic resonance imaging equipment or providing any magnetic resonance imaging service shall
obtain magnetic resonance imaging accreditation by the American College of Radiology, or its successor organization, for all equipment, services and personnel involved
with such magnetic resonance imaging activities of such practitioner or practitioner
group. Such accreditation shall be obtained not later than eighteen months after July 1,
2001, or eighteen months after the date on which such magnetic resonance imaging
activities are first conducted, whichever is later. Upon the expiration of the applicable
eighteen-month period, no magnetic resonance imaging equipment may be operated or
replaced and no magnetic resonance imaging service may be provided by any such
practitioner or practitioner group that does not receive accreditation as required by this
section. Evidence of such accreditation shall be maintained at any facility at which
magnetic resonance imaging equipment is operated or replaced or at which magnetic
resonance imaging service is provided and shall be made available for inspection upon
request of the Department of Public Health.
(P.A. 01-50, S. 1, 4.)
History: P.A. 01-50 effective July 1, 2001.
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